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bi·plane

 (bī′plān′)
n.
An airplane having two pairs of wings fixed at different levels, especially one above and one below the fuselage.

biplane

(ˈbaɪˌpleɪn)
n
(Aeronautics) a type of aeroplane having two sets of wings, one above the other. Compare monoplane

bi•plane

(ˈbaɪˌpleɪn)

n.
an airplane with two sets of wings, one above and usu. slightly forward of the other.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biplane - old fashioned airplanebiplane - old fashioned airplane; has two wings one above the other
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
Translations

biplane

[ˈbaɪpleɪn] Nbiplano m

biplane

[ˈbaɪpleɪn] nbiplan m

biplane

[ˈbaɪˌpleɪn] nbiplano
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Saturday at Jim Wright Memorial Field in Cottage Grove; Oregon Aviation Historical Society will showcase vintage aircraft at 37th annual event; free to view the aircraft, talk to pilots and tour History Center; weather permitting, between 25 and 30 open cockpit biplanes and other vintage aircraft expected; biplane rides by Nostalgic Warbird & Biplane Rides will be available for purchase; food and drink also available.
SPECTATORS at next month's Llandudno Air Show will be treated to everything from pre-war German biplanes to the latest look for the RAF's world-famous Red Arrows.
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With over 27 years of flying experience, they will perform breathtaking manoeuvres in Al Ain while strapped to the top wings of the Boeing Stearman biplanes Abu Dhabi: Breitling Wingwalkers, the world's only aerobatic formation wingwalking team, will bring their daredevil wingwalking stunts to the 10th edition of the Al Ain Aerobatic Show organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority from November 30 to December 2.
Reaching speeds of up to 100mph and flying only yards apart, Rose Powell and Flame Brewer took to the skies on two of their grandfather's vintage biplanes over Gloucestershire.
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This pose would place the secondary wings below and slightly behind the main wings, just like those in aerobatic biplanes.